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  • Stanley Kauffmann dies at 97; longtime film critic

    Stanley Kauffmann dies at 97; longtime film critic
    Film critic Stanley Kauffmann, who in the 20th century helped define movie reviews as an intellectual form, died of pneumonia Wednesday at St. Luke's Hospital in New York. He was 97. His death was announced by the New Republic, the politics and...
  • Showrunners talk about pressure, drama and hand of fate

    Showrunners talk about pressure, drama and hand of fate
    What draws viewers to a TV show? Sometimes it's the spark between the actors, or opening a window onto a new or rarely seen world. And sometimes seeing Bryan Cranston in his tighty whiteys is all it takes. Meet the show runners, the people charged...
  • WGA lauds 'Sopranos,' 'Seinfeld,' but no love for film comedies?

    WGA lauds 'Sopranos,' 'Seinfeld,' but no love for film comedies?
    If you’ve been on the Web or social media the past 24 hours, you no doubt have caught some of the arguments about the Writers Guild list of the 101 best TV shows of all time. “The Wire” should be higher! “Seinfeld” over...
  • With 'Despicable Me 2' and more, movies revisit the sequel debate

    In 2010, after the animation studio Illumination Entertainment's first film, "Despicable Me," became a surprise hit, its makers faced a quandary. "Despicable Me" derived much of its appeal from the character of a curmudgeonly supervillain named...
  • Review: Pageant not just still lifes

    Review: Pageant not just still lifes
    There's a moment in the 1976 comedy "Silent Movie" in which Mel Brooks, playing a Hollywood director, calls the French mime Marcel Marceau and offers him a part. Brooks asks the question through title cards — it's a silent movie, after all —...
  • Review: 'Grudge Match,' with Stallone and De Niro, can't land KO blow

    Few of us will know what it means to have a genuine legacy, something that really needs to be cared for, protected, regarded. Performers such as Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone must know that issue all too well, each having created a coterie of...
  • DGA nominations: Is there not enough of a good thing?

    Here’s how strong these past few months have been for cinema. If you took the new movies of five top directors who didn’t make DGA’s list of nominees Tuesday—say, Spike Jonze, the Coen brothers, Alexander Payne, J.C. Chandor and...
  • From 'Titanic' with Buddhist monks to Spielberg in Saudi Arabia

    From 'Titanic' with Buddhist monks to Spielberg in Saudi Arabia
    In a canvas tent in the Himalayan foothills, where winter breaths drifted in the twilight, Tibetan monks, their feet dangling from benches, watched a pirated copy of "Titanic." The diminutive men, camped along a rutted road leading to the Dalai Lama's...
  • In Theory: Why are people downloading 'Mein Kampf'?

    E-books have taken off in a huge way among the iPad- and Kindle-obsessed, but one electronic tome that's topping the charts — both free and paid-for — is Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf," the book of political writings by the Nazi leader...
  • Today's film characters may be unlikable, but they're not unworthy

    These days, it seems as if the collective voice of moviegoers echoes the Taylor Swift lament "Why you gotta be so mean?" And for once they're not talking about me or my fellow critics. The discontent and, in some cases, the disdain is directed at some...
  • Maltese Falcon sells for more than $4 million at auction

    Maltese Falcon sells for more than $4 million at auction
    In the 1941 film noir "The Maltese Falcon," the priceless relic that Humphrey Bogart's Sam Spade is hunting turns out to be — spoiler alert — a worthless fake. But at a movie memorabilia auction in New York City Monday, the real prop sold...